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these ads? >> yes, absolutely. the ability to understand the return on investment has gotten far more sophisticated over the past years. 20 years ago, no, it was truly a wing and a prayer. now, it's absolutely scientific. they wouldn't be just dropping a $4 million bomb on their ceo's lap if it didn't pay back. >> some of the biggest spenders will be in the stadium on game day. face value for tickets is 850 to $1200. on stubhub, prices start at $1600. enough to make you queasy, even if the snack food didn't already. >> i want to give you one last number. which sales are going to spike 20% the day after super bowl sunday? antacids. >> no matter how much you spend for the super bowl. you could be in a position to make it all back if you're wisely invested. an old super bowl indicator says a win for a team from the nfc division, the san francisco 49ers is better for investors
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than a win from the team in the afc. when the nfc champ has won the super bowl. the market has averaged a 16.1% return. that's according to s&p 500. thanks for joining the conversation this week. we're here every saturday. 1:00 p.m. eastern, sunday at 3:00, and weekdays at 3:30, can you find me on twitter. and ali will be back next week. until then, you can find him on facebook and twitter. have a great weekend. it's 4:00 p.m. in the east, 1:00 p.m. out west. i'm miguel marquez. if you're just tuning in, thanks for joining us. these are the top stories we're following in the cnn newsroom. new details about the murders of two military veterans, one a
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former navy s.e.a.l., chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield were shot and killed in ft. worth texas. the man who pulled the trigger is a veteran who kyle may have been trying to help with ptsd. susan candiotti joins us live with more. what do we know about how this happened? >> well, got some brand new information during the press conference. first of all, we learned about an alleged confession. and police say they think they also have found the murder weapon, when they describe as a semiautomatic handgun that was found at the suspect's house. let's back up a little bit. after the double shooting at that gun lodge, police say the suspected shooter who's 25-year-old eddie ray ralph took off in kyle's pickup truck. then they said that he went to his sister's house and told her
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and his brother what had happened, and then left that house. that's when the sister called the police. police put out an all points bulletin and tracked ralph, the suspect to his own house. now, the home was ringed, according to what one police lieutenant told me, with at least a dozen police officers. they tried to talk the suspect out of his house. and somehow he managed to get out and jump in a pickup truck and take off down the road. he got about six miles out, and they were able to catch him, pull him over, stopped him, they said he gave up without a struggle. they searched the house, and that is when police say they found what they believe is the murder weapon, a semiautomatic handgun. now, this appeared to be the first time, authorities say, that chris kyle and his friend chad littlefield met with the suspect at the shooting range. here's what they said. >> there has been some mention
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of the suspect's mother, who was a schoolteacher for what we understand for a long time, she may have reached out to mr. kyle to try to help her son. >> now, again, motive. police he say they don't know what prompted all of this, police are still working on all that. they have acknowledged that mr. kyle worked with veterans, particularly those that were suffering from posttraumatic stress syndrome. apparently so did chad littlefield who was also killed. chris kyle was interviewed at a gun show recently, actually an exhibition in las vegas just a couple weeks ago, and talked about his work helping vets. >> it's tough. you go from being military to civilian. our job identifies who we are, and it's heroic, it's honorable, and you're doing it for the greater good, and all of a sudden you don't have an identity, you have to learn a
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whole new way to act, because you can't act the say way we do at work out in public. and -- people will think you're a savage or something. >> that was published by guns.com. we're talking about post traumatic stress syndrome. investigators acknowledge they don't know what prompted this, if something was said at the shooting range, they describe this place as being a remote spot on this complex, which is really quite big, when you see it from the air. and that they arrived at about 3:00 in the afternoon, it was a guide who found their bodies about two hours after that. and that's when 911 was called, miguel. >> susan candiotti in new york, thank you very much. >> he was known to millions of americans, he appeared last year in stars earn stripes. he was the author of the best selling book the american sniper. he claimed he carried out more than 150 sniper killings in iraq. last year he told conan o'brien
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about his reputation among iraqi insurgents. >> you were so well known by the iraqi insurgents you were 2350i9ing, they put a $20,000 bounty on your head, is that right? >> yes, sir. >> how did the insurgents identify who you were? >> when we went into a house, i would take the top of my uniform off and have my short sleeved shirt on, you could see my tattoo coming down the arm. and they identified that with me, and started -- everyone time someone would be shot by a sniper in the area, they associated that with me. >> in moments we'll hear from a reporter who did an extensive interview with kyle last year, but first a check on other top stories. there's a funeral going on this year for the alabama school bus driver who was killed when he tried to protect the kids on a bus when a gunman came on board. all the kids made it out safely
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except for one 5-year-old boy. he was kidnapped and held underground for six days now. super bowl sunday is now here. the ravens voers us the niners in a little over two hours from now. we'd like to welcome to our ranks, new cnn and turner sports anchor, rachel nichols dealing with loud and boisterous crowdses down there in new orleans. what's it like, rachel? >> it's been a lot of fun. this is a city built for a party. there's no party bigger than the super bowl. everyone is walking around, you have the ravens fans shouting out to the 49ers fans. they're trying to get the hometown a little bit of a push, everyone's in the mood to have a good time. it's a beautiful day. great day for a football game. >> it sounds like new orleans is making a roaring way back on to the national scene. all eyes are on the star quarterbacks in this game. tell us about their contrasting styles and experience? >> yeah, this is really interesting for people.
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it's new guys coming to the stage, someone's going to win their first super bowl today. which is always exciting at the quarterback position. and two very different styles, they're both still kind of young guys. joe fwl joe flacco is only 28 years old, he throws like an old school quarterback. definitely tries to use his height over the line, and throws these great long balls, he has great power, good accuracy, even on the d ball, we saw him beat peyton manning's team with a long pass. we've seen him do that a couple times this year, he's going to try to do that today, they think that's an area that this 49er's team could be vulnerable too. you have on the other side, colin kaepernick, he's even younger, much more on the idea of robert griffin iii. a guy who is mobile. he can throw the ball like a fastball pitcher. that combination of a great arm and that mobility.
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there's this new style of quarterback in the nfl, and there's a question, the super bowl is really being seen as a referendum. how well can that work? will that be in vogue in the coming years, or is it the kind of thing where these guys, it's a gimmick. we'll see a little bit of that today. >> rachel nichols have a great time down there in new orleans. >> the boy scouts of america could decide to lift its ban on gaye members as soon as tomorrow. the group holds its executive meeting this week in texas, where officials may vote to allow whether to allow openly gaye scout leaders. rick perry of texas says there's no reason to change the ban. >> scouting is about teaching a substantial amount of life lessons, sexuality is not one of them. it never has been, does not need to be. >> he's a former eagle scout and spoke yesterday before a statewide boy scout meeting. what do you think? dropping a ban would be a huge change for the 105-year-old organization. we'll discuss the issues a
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little later in the program. now back to our top story, a shooting at a texas gun range that left two men dead. one of them, a former navy s.e.a.l. joining us now a reporter who got to know kyle after interviewing him last year, doug dunbar with our affiliate katx. snipers are really tough guys. they do so much to survive in their jobs. how surprised were you to hear about the way he died? >> i don't think the word shocking is underused. i don't think you survive ten years as a navy seal, and three to five years with the name devil of ramahdi. i think shocking is the best word. >> snipers live through absolute hell to get their job done.
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what kind of guy was he? >> i spent an entire day with him, i had numerous conversations on the telephone, i can tell you he was a proud american. there are many people who were against what he did. even in the confines of our own united states of america, he 234e6r once worried about opinion. he said of his job from day one until the day he left the navy seals was to protect americans. protect american military, and it's a job he said he did with pride each and every day. >> you also talked with his wife during that story, what did she say about the difficulties of military life? >> as is so often the case, she was a single parent, the last three years he was in the military, she had him home just six months out of three years, raising two children. and they in their relationship had a watershed moment in 2009, where she sat him at the kitchen table and hit him with a shot
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that he never saw coming. he kind of laughed about, that was, she said, we're at the point you have to decide your career or me. to me that was an interesting psychological moment, because chris kyle, what he did in the military as a sniper is everything he was as a man. everything he was as a person. outside the fact that he was a father and a husband as well. but so often what we do defines who we are. and that was a big moment for him. >> it takes a heavy toll on these guys. he may have been trying to help the suspect in this thing, who may have suffered from post dramatic stress disorder. do you know if mr. kyle also suffered or wrestled with ptsd? >> he talked to me a little bit about it, yeah. he had issues. i don't know how deep those issues are, we're not clinicians, i can't get into that. he did say that he had trouble sleeping at times and he had a lot of thoughts of what went on overseas, he also said it was nothing that took him away from his family. i don't know that he ever sought
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clinical help for any type of ptsd, if it was established with him. he did talk about thoughts of his military career. the biggest thought he had, if given the opportunity. if it was okay with his family. he would do it all again immediately. he was blunt about that. he really missed what he was doing. >> doug dunbar, thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. >> you bet. president obama has proof he went skeet sheeting. check it out. doubters? the top advisers head to twitter to take on the controversy. he's a football legend and christian minister. rosie grier tells me about the role faith played in his nfl career. i'm up next, but now i'm singing the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is!
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defense secretary leon panetta came out in support of chuck hagel. president obama's choice for defense secretary. >> what you've heard from republicans thus far has been, why -- where is the calvary in all of this, why didn't the military over the course of what we've been told was a seven-hour incident if you can call it an
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incident. why over the course of seven hours was there not a strike team of some sort that could be put into benghazi to try to help out. on the show today, i had not just leon panetta, but as well the chairman of the joint chiefs, martin dempsey, and i asked them that very question, like why wouldn't you on 9/11, have troops sort of ready? and dempsey said to me, we did, the minute we knew the incident happened, the secretary of defense said, move some troops, scramble some troops, get them ready, let us know what their transit time would be. that's where it ended. i said, why didn't you just move them at that moment when you knew there was trouble. here's what dempsey said. >> we can't be a replacement. it was 9/11 elsewhere in the world not just in libya. >> that's pretty much what
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secretary panetta said again. >> this is not 9/11, you cannot just simply call and expect within two minutes to have a team in place. it takes time that's the nature of it. our people are there, they're in position to move. but we have to have good intelligence that gives us a head's up that something's going to happen. >> there will be lots of similar questions and even a broader discussion if as expected the defense secretary goes up on the hill to talk about benghazi. >> chuck hagel who is the alleged next secretary of defense, he got grilled on the hill last week. didn't do so well by most accounts. what do you think he's going to do this week? >> i think that probably what happened during the confirmation hearings, he lost more republican votes. there will be some republicans who vote for him. i think the majority of republicans are likely to vote against him. and i think some of those piled up watching him at those confirmation hearings. however, remember, it's the u.s.
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senate, the democrats are holding solid, there's not a dissenting voice among democrats about chuck hagel's corn firmation as pentagon chief. what could republicans do? they could filibuster, i hear no signals that that's going to happen. i do not think that opposing the president's choice for a cabinet position is something that republicans want to fight with a filibuster. that's heavy artillery, i'm not sure they want to do, but they will voice their displeasure on the floor. most observers watching this think you're likely to see chuck hagel as the next defense secretary. >> if panetta doesn't serve up the red meat republicans want, could that hold up hagel's confirmation? >> he was out of office during benghazi, what did hold it up, there were republicans who said, until we get the current defense secretary who was around during
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bengha benghazi, down here in front of these committees, we're not going to confirm chuck hagel. >> what does this mean for the push for gun control measures? >> i think what we can say, watching the president from the time of the new town connecticut shootings, he promised to use the bully pulpit to push this. and he has. i think he will continue to do that. i don't know that it will be sufficient -- and a lot of folks we talked to on the sunday show, do not believe that an assault weapons ban has that much of a chance of passing both sides of the hill. what the talk is universal balk round checks at gun shows. you don't have to have a background check. there does seem to be steam headed toward that. >> president obama heads toward los angeles. everyone's talking about a photo
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released by the white house. this photo, it's the response to calls for proof after the president revealed in an interview that he likes to go skeet shooting at camp david. daniel pfeiffer tweeted this. we're all skeeters, potus shoots on the range at camp david. this from former adviser. make our day, let the photo shop conspiracies begin. before the picture was released, a chorus of conservatives questioned the white house's claim like congresswoman marsha blackburn of tennessee. >> if he is a skeet shooter, why have we not heard of this, why have we not seen photos. at any point in time, we have had this gun debate that is ongoing, you would have thought it would have been a point of reference. >> the nra is responding saying, one picture does not erase a lifetime of supporting every gun ban and every gun control scheme
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gun control, the super bowl, it's been a busy week. paul steinhauser thinks about what americans think of all of it. >> president barack obama takes his push to reduce gun violence on the road tomorrow. he heads to minnesota to meet with local officials about gun proposal proposals. >> there's no law that can prevent every senseless act of
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violence completely, no piece of legislation that will prevent every tragedy, every act of evil, if there's even one thing we can do to reduce this violence, if there's even one life that can be saved, then we have an obligation to try it. >> what do you think? nearly four in ten of those questioned say the president's proposals on guns are just about right. with just over three in ten saying they go too far, and 13% saying they don't go far enough. america has a new top diplomat, john kerry is now secretary of state, succeeding hillary clinton. a majority of people we questioned in a poll in december said kerry taking over would be good for the country. kerry was easily confirmed by the senate. but the president's pick to take over as defense secretary is having a harder go at it. >> i'm not going to give you a
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yes or no answer. >> 48% of the americans we questioned last month say the senate should confirm former republican senator of nebraska chuck hagel who's come under criticism for his positions on the war in iraq. >> this super bowl matchup has it all. >> a new national poll suggests that neither the san francisco 49ers nor the baltimore ravens are favored among americans. when it comes to the super bowl, there's even a partisan divide. republicans are pulling for the 49ers and democrats are pretty much divides between the two teams. miguel? >> interesting, two university of texas coaches are accused of having affairs with students. but they're not getting the same punishment. longhorns women's track coach was forced to resign after admitting to an affair with a student in 2002. friday the school announced it had disciplined assistant
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what are people in the community saying about mr. poland today? >> miguel, good day, you know, so chuck, as he's better known here, we found hundreds of people coming together today at a civic center nearby, they had to find a bigger venue for this thing. there were buses that brought students and faculty, even members of the military stood by outside in honor, as people filed in, and today people remembered mr. poland as a father, a husband, a bus driver who lost his life on tuesday to protect his students. he's a person who they say didn't want to be recognized as a hero, but in this community, everyone is considering him a hero and they're also praying for this 5-year-old boy who just behind me on this property has been held in a bunker for six days. >> police have not been saying much about the negotiations or the operation itself. do we have any reason for hope
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here? >> they do give us glimmers of hope. they gave us some insight into exactly how mr. dikes is treating ethan. it's a constant 50 degrees underground. it gets cold out here at night. it's good news he's able to provide blankets. investigators are still able to get medication inside this bunker, coloring books and crayons, toys and potato chips. it's a sign that mr. dikes is taking care of ethan and it was interesting the other day, he seemed to make a direct appeal saying, i want to thank jim dikes for taking care of our boy. does he have a television or radio? can he hear these messages? these are the questions we're asking as we wait to hear any newup dates. >> let's hope this ends well and soon. thank you very much. a marine veteran in texas is
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being held on a $3 million bond after shooting to death two fellow vets. the suspect opened fire on an ex-navy ceiling. the motive is unclear. an asteroid will sweep pretty close to us on february 15th. nasa says this near earth asteroid will be 17,000 miles away, inside the ring where weather and communication satellites fly. the asteroid is half the size of a football field. you won't be able to see it without binoculars. the asteroid has no chance of hitting earth. the super bowl kickoff is just about two hours away. beyonce will deliver the half time show. the grammy award winning singer promises to sing live. no lip syncing or prerecorded tracks. oprah's own network is being slammed with a sexual
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discrimination suit. the web is exploding with a buzz. a woman claims she was fired a month after returning from pregnancy leave. frank ocean is a lover not a fighter. he says he was jumped by chris brown on january 27th. ocean says he wants peace, that he won't be pressing charges or sue. it's a change that could affect millions of families. the boy scouts may end their ban on gaye members. up next, a former eagle scout who is gay and was expelled. both sides of the debate ahead right here from the cnn newsroom.
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it would be a groundbreaking
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change that's already hotly contested. should openly gaye leaders and members be allowed in boy scouts. they meet this week in texas. let's bring in one guest who is clear he does not favor allowing gay scouts. robert knight is an eagle scout. he joins us from washington. how are you, sir? >> afternoon. >> why do you think the boy scouts of america should maintain the ban as it is? >> well, it protects the scouts. you can't allow openly homosexual men or boys in the boy scouts. it would not only cause havoc, but put kids at risk. the scouts have had scandals already. why they would put boys attracted to boys together is beyond me. they're trying to push this on the boy scouts, i think the boy scouts out to man up and say,
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you can keep your 30 pieces of silver, we're not going to subject these kids. >> that assumes that gays would have sex with each other if allowed to be around them. what makes you think that? >> people all have sorts of things in their head, you don't know about it, unless they act out on it. you're talking about young boys on the edge of pubescence. we had a kid in our boy scouts that started talking about stuff and no one wanted to tent with him. he finally started to touch other kids. the scout leader said, you can't be here. you're causing havoc. if they change their policy, those scout leaders would be thrown out for doing the right thing and protecting the other boys. >> i went to military school and all sorts of hanky panky
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happened. we got through it and got on with it. i'm assuming they could deal with it. >> they invoke the policy they had. what they're talking about is getting rid of that policy and saying there's nothing wrong with homosexuality. it has nothing to do with moral character. how you act sexually has everything to do with moral character. if they want to stop lawsuits, look what happened in the catholic church. 81% of the catholic church priest victims were young men or teens. this wasn't just a pedophilia scandal. it was a homosexual problem. why would the scouts seeing this, seeing the millions of dollars in lawsuits invite the same thing into the boy scouts. >> mr. knight, thank you very much for your views. >> well -- >> our next guest was called exemplary and a posterboy for the boy scouts. an assistant boy scout leader, he was expelled in 1990 for gay.
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james joins us now from our miami bureau. thanks for being here. the boy scouts are meeting this week. this issue has brought a lot of unwanted light to the organization. do you think it will reverse the ban? >> i think it's time that the boy scouts did what is morally right, and they stop teaching young children that discrimination is an american value. the president of the united states just the other -- a few days ago equated the civil rights struggles on african-americans, women and lesbians. this season the about anything other than blatant discrimination and fear. i think it's time that the members of the boy scouts rise up and speak out and say they won't accept discrimination any more. you. >> look at the boy scout oath which i printed out here. on my honor i will do my best to honor my duty to god. it talks about being morally straight. reversing this ban, does it undermine any of that oath that boy scouts stand up and take? >> well, quite interestingly. when i was in the boy scouts, when they expelled me in 1990 in
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those over 12 years in scouting, my mother, brother, father nobody seemed to know that homophobia and the boy scouts of america were the same thing. then in the '90s they were taken over by right wing people with small minds. they have hijacked the organization for the past 23 years, all the way to the supreme court of the united states of america. over the past 13 years, america has spoken out and said, we do not favor the boy scouts brand of discrimination. what they need to do is they need to do it once and they need to do it right, and top down the executives of the boy scouts of america have to be leaders. they weren't leaders when they had discriminatory troops and segregated them in the '70s. they need to be leaders now, look back at their own history and understand that any type of discrimination has no place in the boy scouts of america. >> how do you respond to this claim that gaye people are somehow less moral? >> i think that's a good
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question for your higher dety to answer. who am i to judge someone's morality. all i know is i live my life with integrity. and many kids are coming to terms with their own identity whether they're gay or straight. i don't want any negative messages being sent to them. i think it's irresponsible and immoral to tell a young child that's gay he can't be part of an organization who he is. we have to be bigger people now. this is 2003, this is not the 1950s. it's not the 1900s. we have to evolve and make sure that we stop teaching young children that discrimination is an american value. that's immoral. >> there's so many religious organizations involved with scouts now, if this ban is reversed, will it shake the scouts to its core? >> i don't think so. the church i was in, i was a lutheran, i went to king of kings lutheran church, in the end they were fully behind me. and they sponsored my first
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scout troop. i think we're going to see there's a whole lot of nothing that happens after this. people said the world would fall if there were gay, lesbian service members serving side by side. nothing's happened. i think the leadership of the boy scouts of america are really out of touch with today's youth. i think they should short of poll the young people in scouting, poll the young people who have left scouting on why they did so. it's a small minded executives that do. and it's time for them to change. >> james, thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. >> thank you. some super bowl advice today from nfl legend and a man of faith, rosie grier. he says god doesn't listen when players pray for a win, find out why next. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune.
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does your team have a prayer of winning the super bowl? more than a quarter of the people believe god has a hand in who wins. more than half of americans believe god rewards athletes who have faith with good health and success. rosey grier was a profootball star with the los angeles rams and the new york giants. he's also a well known actor, singer and ordains minister. he's the perfect guy to talk about god and football. >> rosey grier, thanks for joining us today. when you were playing, what role did faith play in your
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performance? >> at that time i knew very little about god. i knew very little. and so i just played football. i did my prayers. but i never thought about the connection. and then as i learned later on that tom landry was a christian. and i found all these guys were christians. i said, why don't you tell me? it made me feel good. >> do you think god helps -- people pray for their team, they think they turn on the tv, they start watching it, their team takes a dive, they think it's all because of them watching it. do you think god helps one team or athlete over another? >> absolutely not. >> god is a god -- he doesn't respect any of that kind of prayer. but he does look out for them healthwise, and i pray for the health of each time a person's praying is out there on the field. and in fact, when a guy goes on
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the field now, i pray the lord would let him get up and start playing again that he would not be hurt seriously. >> what do you think about players like tim tebow and ray lewis, they proclaim their faith in a public way. it won't like that when you were playing? >> i wasn't like that when i was playing, but, you know, as one grows and he learns about who god is, who god, the holy spirit and jesus are, they now begin to understand the power that is in the word of god. they understand that by asking god to give them strength and courage and bonus and confidence. they know that they're honoring god, and the point in our lives -- we weren't born on the earth just to run around and have a good time. we were born to bring others to the lord. when i see those guys playing, i am so happy. there was a time, they used to
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put the guys praying, the tv would flash away from them. i was upset because they were missing out on a great thing happening in the world. >> a lot of athletes are superstitious. when i start watching, i'm always convinced my team is going to start losing when i start watching, or i'm sitting on the wrong place of the couch that affected the outcome. >> absolutely no superstitions whatsoever. i believe that by preparing, working together and loving one another. each guy goes out and does his part every game, it wasn't about winning. it wasn't about superstitious things. i don't believe in that. people have that idea, that's a devil's tool. the devil will use that to make you think you have to do a certain thing to win. >> you are a piece of nfl and sporting history in this country. what do you make of the harbaugh
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bowl and these two brothers who are facing off on sunday? >> i think it's great. when you're playing the game, when you're playing against your brother or your friend, in the football game to have the referee out there, and you play as hard as you can -- i remember i had a friend named lenny moore, when i was playing with the new york giants and he was playing the colts. they used to run a play -- i said, lenny, man, that's really dumb. because every time they run that play, i'm going to tell you what, he said, i'll be back. i'll be back. >> all right, love it. i love it. >> he came back. >> where can we see more of you, what are you up to these days? >> well, i'm up to a lot of things. i believe that we all have to work together to change our society. we need to be an example to the children. we need to be an example to one another, and so i'm working in my life, i work with a foundation. we want to get good teachers in
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schools and we want to make sure that community learns how to repair themselves. people in the community must have ownership of the community. otherwise if they don't have a piece of it, why should they care? i believe that if i can get the athletes working together with businessmen and churches, we're going to see a major change in this country. >> rosey grier, a pleasure and honor to speak to you. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >> you can see more of this story on our belief blog at cnn.com/belief. are you getting ready to watch the big game tonight? we'll give you some add vice on how not to be a super jerk when you go to someone's house. like mango jalapeño shrimp and parmesan crunch shrimp. just $11.99. offer ends soon! i'm ryon stewart, and i sea food differently.
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do you want to know how to eat healthy at a super bowl party? or do you need a preview of some
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of the best commercials this year? if so, cnn.com has you covered. >> i know there's nothing more exciting than a guy sitting at his desk pointing at things on a monitor, bear with me. i'm going to show you some of the great content we have. first of all, we have a great story about healthy foods you can eat at a super bowl party which is a terrible idea. because the super bowl is about calories, chicken winks, pizza and other horrible things you can put in your body. if you want to go healthy, we have a great article about that. for some of you the game doesn't matter, you really don't care. but there is the half time show, and that sort of matters. beyonce is going to be performing this year. and we have a gallery of the best and worst half time performances, and, of course, the other big nonfootball thing that everybody loves is the commercials, at cnn.com/super bowl we have some of those to
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preview. you can check them out before they go on tv sunday. we've covered commercials, the half time show, food, there's one thing that most people are going to watch too, they may not watch the game. it's the puppy bowl. we have a little thing on here, where you can preview the puppies that will be competing this year. you don't want to miss that, because it's puppies. it's puppies. and, you know what, if you're not into that, and you're not into all the other aspects of the game, but you're being dragged out to this party, we have an article that will tell you how not to be a jerk at somebody's house. just because you don't like things that are fun, doesn't mean you have to ruin everyone else's fun. all that can be found at cnn.com/super bowl. we're going to have some in game analysis from our friends at bleacher report. check it out and enjoy the game. back to you, miguel. coming up, wall street had a great week. what's behind it and what should you be doing with your money? stay right here, we'll tell when you we're back. ♪
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